The table below looks at the statistics for SQL Server skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SQL Server over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 720 751 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 19.28% 19.24% 21.15%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 56.74% 59.56% 56.39%
Number of salaries quoted 660 673 754
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
SQL Server
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
1269 1261 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 33.99% 32.31% 37.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1075 1284
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

SQL Server
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing SQL Server as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

SQL Server Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region.

SQL Server Salary Trend in Manchester

SQL Server
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SQL Server across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

SQL Server Salary Histogram in Manchester

SQL Server
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -3 47 £42,500 - 5
Stockport -14 30 £39,250 +4.66% 7
Rochdale -3 24 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Sale -1 16 £47,500 +58.33%
Wigan -1 14 £38,750 +6.89% 1
Salford - 9 £50,000 - 4
Bury +1 8 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Oldham -8 6 £35,000 +9.37% 2
Cheadle +4 5 £34,000 -26.48%
Altrincham -8 3 £42,500 +6.25% 3
SQL Server
North West

SQL Server
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing SQL Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server.

1 809 (60.33%) .NET
2 770 (57.42%) C#
3 703 (52.42%) SQL
4 545 (40.64%) ASP.NET
5 516 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
6 449 (33.48%) Microsoft
7 419 (31.25%) MVC
8 378 (28.19%) T-SQL
9 339 (25.28%) JavaScript
10 321 (23.94%) CSS
11 292 (21.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 286 (21.33%) HTML
13 275 (20.51%) TDD
14 271 (20.21%) Windows
15 268 (19.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 261 (19.46%) Finance
17 259 (19.31%) WCF
18 246 (18.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 233 (17.38%) MS Excel
20 212 (15.81%) SQL Server 2014
21 198 (14.77%) jQuery
22 192 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
23 191 (14.24%) .NET Framework
24 189 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
25 168 (12.53%) AngularJS
26 157 (11.71%) Web Development
27 156 (11.63%) Web Services
28 150 (11.19%) OO
29 144 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
30 143 (10.66%) Scrum

SQL Server
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 83 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 48 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
3 38 (2.83%) CMS
4 25 (1.86%) IIS
5 22 (1.64%) MS Exchange
6 19 (1.42%) Umbraco
7 18 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (0.89%) Apache
8 12 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (0.89%) NServiceBus
8 12 (0.89%) SAS
9 11 (0.82%) NetWeaver
10 10 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 9 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.37%) CICS
13 5 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.37%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.30%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 233 (17.38%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.58%) MS Office
3 14 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.89%) SPSS
5 7 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.22%) MS Project
7 2 (0.15%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.075%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.075%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.89%) Visualfiles
3 8 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.22%) OPENContractor
5 3 (0.22%) OPENHousing
6 2 (0.15%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.075%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.075%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.075%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.075%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 131 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 89 (6.64%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.94%) Google Play
4 22 (1.64%) Office 365
5 17 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (1.27%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (0.52%) Google Analytics
7 6 (0.45%) PaaS
7 6 (0.45%) SaaS
8 5 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 4 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.15%) GitHub
11 1 (0.075%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.075%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.075%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (4.40%) Internet
2 36 (2.68%) SAN
3 29 (2.16%) Firewall
4 28 (2.09%) HTTP
5 23 (1.72%) DNS
6 21 (1.57%) VPN
7 19 (1.42%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.04%) LAN
8 14 (1.04%) NAS
9 13 (0.97%) WAN
10 11 (0.82%) Intranet
11 6 (0.45%) DHCP
12 5 (0.37%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.37%) MPLS
12 5 (0.37%) VoIP
13 4 (0.30%) IPsec
13 4 (0.30%) IPv4
13 4 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.22%) FTP
14 3 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (19.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 246 (18.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 212 (15.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 189 (14.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 144 (10.74%) Data Warehouse
6 141 (10.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 108 (8.05%) MySQL
8 97 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 89 (6.64%) NoSQL
10 86 (6.41%) Relational Database
11 65 (4.85%) MongoDB
11 65 (4.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 45 (3.36%) Big Data
13 43 (3.21%) RDBMS
14 39 (2.91%) QlikView
15 37 (2.76%) Hadoop
16 31 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 31 (2.31%) Power BI
17 26 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
18 24 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 97 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 83 (6.19%) Git (software)
3 76 (5.67%) JIRA
4 71 (5.29%) Visual Studio
5 59 (4.40%) NUnit
6 35 (2.61%) MSTest
7 34 (2.54%) Selenium
7 34 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 34 (2.54%) Subversion
8 33 (2.46%) TeamCity
9 27 (2.01%) JUnit
10 24 (1.79%) Rhino Mocks
10 24 (1.79%) SpecFlow
11 22 (1.64%) Moq
12 14 (1.04%) AccuRev
12 14 (1.04%) Mercurial
13 11 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (0.75%) FxCop
14 10 (0.75%) StyleCop
15 7 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 261 (19.46%) Finance
2 100 (7.46%) Games
3 76 (5.67%) Legal
4 65 (4.85%) Marketing
5 43 (3.21%) Retail
6 36 (2.68%) Law
7 24 (1.79%) Banking
8 18 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.82%) Advertising
9 11 (0.82%) Back Office
9 11 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 10 (0.75%) Music Industry
10 10 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.30%) Local Government
13 2 (0.15%) Automotive
14 1 (0.075%) Electronics
14 1 (0.075%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.075%) Military
Job Titles
1 861 (64.21%) Developer
2 551 (41.09%) .NET Developer
3 359 (26.77%) C# Developer
4 290 (21.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 192 (14.32%) SQL Developer
6 170 (12.68%) ASP.NET Developer
7 167 (12.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 161 (12.01%) Software Developer
9 137 (10.22%) .NET Software Developer
10 131 (9.77%) C# Software Developer
11 127 (9.47%) DBA
12 119 (8.87%) SQL DBA
13 113 (8.43%) Analyst
14 105 (7.83%) Senior Developer
15 74 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 69 (5.15%) Applications Support
16 69 (5.15%) Senior .NET Developer
17 61 (4.55%) Administrator
17 61 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 57 (4.25%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 809 (60.33%) .NET
2 545 (40.64%) ASP.NET
3 321 (23.94%) CSS
4 292 (21.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 286 (21.33%) HTML
6 259 (19.31%) WCF
7 198 (14.77%) jQuery
8 191 (14.24%) .NET Framework
9 168 (12.53%) AngularJS
10 156 (11.63%) Web Services
11 139 (10.37%) Entity Framework
12 138 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 129 (9.62%) XML
14 121 (9.02%) WPF
15 109 (8.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 107 (7.98%) HTML5
17 95 (7.08%) RESTful
18 79 (5.89%) KnockoutJS
19 74 (5.52%) Node.js
20 73 (5.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 107 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (7.23%) Replication
3 83 (6.19%) iPad
4 79 (5.89%) Enterprise Software
5 77 (5.74%) Computer Science
6 66 (4.92%) Mobile App
7 61 (4.55%) Clustering
8 26 (1.94%) iPhone
9 24 (1.79%) Visualisation
10 23 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
10 23 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 21 (1.57%) Management Information System
11 21 (1.57%) User Experience
12 19 (1.42%) Data Centre
13 18 (1.34%) Data Integration
14 14 (1.04%) Statistics
15 13 (0.97%) Driving Licence
16 10 (0.75%) PMI
17 9 (0.67%) Blackberry
18 7 (0.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 271 (20.21%) Windows
2 100 (7.46%) Windows Server
3 62 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (4.03%) Linux
5 45 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 36 (2.68%) Android
7 30 (2.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (1.79%) Windows 7
9 23 (1.72%) Mac OS X
9 23 (1.72%) Windows 10
10 22 (1.64%) Unix
11 13 (0.97%) CentOS
12 10 (0.75%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (0.45%) Windows 8
14 5 (0.37%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.30%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 516 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (31.25%) MVC
3 275 (20.51%) TDD
4 192 (14.32%) Business Intelligence
5 157 (11.71%) Web Development
6 150 (11.19%) OO
7 143 (10.66%) Scrum
8 141 (10.51%) Software Engineering
9 126 (9.40%) BDD
9 126 (9.40%) Web Application Development
10 102 (7.61%) Dependency Injection
11 100 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
12 90 (6.71%) Performance Tuning
13 89 (6.64%) SDLC
14 88 (6.56%) Mentoring
15 83 (6.19%) Unit Testing
16 82 (6.11%) ETL
17 75 (5.59%) Kanban
18 72 (5.37%) High Availability
19 69 (5.15%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 770 (57.42%) C#
2 703 (52.42%) SQL
3 378 (28.19%) T-SQL
4 339 (25.28%) JavaScript
5 135 (10.07%) VB.NET
6 81 (6.04%) PowerShell
7 80 (5.97%) Java
8 59 (4.40%) Ruby
9 47 (3.50%) VB
10 33 (2.46%) C++
11 26 (1.94%) F#
12 25 (1.86%) Python
13 23 (1.72%) VBA
14 18 (1.34%) VBScript
15 16 (1.19%) PHP
16 13 (0.97%) R
17 12 (0.89%) PL/SQL
18 11 (0.82%) Perl
19 8 (0.60%) TypeScript
19 8 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 122 (9.10%) Degree
2 78 (5.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (1.49%) ISEB
4 17 (1.27%) MCSA
5 15 (1.12%) MCT
6 13 (0.97%) HND
6 13 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 11 (0.82%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.75%) MCSE
9 7 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (0.37%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.37%) MCP
10 5 (0.37%) PhD
11 4 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.30%) NCIE
11 4 (0.30%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.15%) CCNA
13 2 (0.15%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.21%) QA
2 20 (1.49%) SLA
3 16 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.04%) WAI
5 12 (0.89%) Data Quality
5 12 (0.89%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.22%) ISO27002
7 2 (0.15%) COBIT
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.075%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 72 (5.37%) Active Directory
2 44 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.75%) VMware ESX
3 10 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (0.75%) vSphere
4 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (0.67%) Terminal Server
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 6 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.30%) vCloud
6 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.15%) Docker
8 2 (0.15%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 32 (2.39%) Kibana
2 21 (1.57%) SCCM
3 12 (0.89%) LiteSpeed
4 11 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
4 11 (0.82%) SCOM
5 10 (0.75%) Puppet
6 8 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.45%) Ansible
7 6 (0.45%) WSUS
8 5 (0.37%) WMI
9 4 (0.30%) vMotion
10 2 (0.15%) Perfmon
11 1 (0.075%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.075%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.075%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.075%) Graphite
11 1 (0.075%) logstash
11 1 (0.075%) Packer
11 1 (0.075%) Salt
Vendors
1 449 (33.48%) Microsoft
2 131 (9.77%) Oracle
3 67 (5.00%) VMware
4 64 (4.77%) Google
5 36 (2.68%) Tableau
6 29 (2.16%) SAP
7 21 (1.57%) Cisco
7 21 (1.57%) Citrix
8 19 (1.42%) iManage
8 19 (1.42%) RedGate
9 17 (1.27%) IBM
10 15 (1.12%) Remedy
11 13 (0.97%) NetApp
12 12 (0.89%) Xamarin
13 10 (0.75%) HP
14 9 (0.67%) Cloudera
14 9 (0.67%) Intel Security
14 9 (0.67%) Interwoven
14 9 (0.67%) Veeam
15 7 (0.52%) Sitecore
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + flexi time
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits package
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + training and benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Excellent + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Flexitime
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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